I would like to claim a charitable donations tax deduction on my return but I do not have a charitable donation receipt. Can I still claim the donation?
Yes, you may still qualify for the charitable donations tax deduction without the charitable donation receipt. However you can only include cash donations, not property donations, of less than $250. And, you must provide a bank record or a payroll-deduction record to claim the tax deduction.
You need a receipt and other proof for both of these:
- Cash donations of $250 or more
- Non-cash donations
The IRS considers each donation separately. It doesn’t matter whether the donation to one organization reaches the $250 limit.
2017 has beckoned record-topping natural disasters. From wildfires in California to hurricanes throughout the south, the casualty loss tax deduction is a hot topic. Read to learn more.
Learn more about the potential tax benefits of charitable holiday giving. Your holiday donations may boost your refund, depending on the organization.
Are you a K-12 educator? Are your classroom supplies paid out of pocket? This year, get schooled on important teacher tax deductions that may help you save cash when filing taxes.
Here are the top tax questions our professionals got this year – with answers for you! How can you use this? Read on to get answers from H&R Block.